With such a wealth of rich interview transcripts, I'm in the early stages of drafting three papers on: Platform Labour Geographies (Economic Geography), Working for an Algorithm: Women in the Gig Economy (Work Employment and Society), and Gendered Digital Work-Lives: Juggling Gig Work and Mothering (Gender Work and Organization). I'm also considering a book-length treatment of this work (Agenda Publishing, Gendered Economy Series).
Regional Studies Association 2019 Summer Conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 5 June 2019.
Warwick Business School / Institute of Advanced Studies, Future of Work and Inequalities workshop, University of Warwick, 13 May 2019.
Zurich Human Geography Colloquium Series, University of Zurich, 16 April 2019.
People’s Bank of Govanhill Glasgow / Swap Market, Digital Economy Community Currency Workshop, 14 December 2018.
Fifth Global Conference in Economic Geography Cologne, University of Cologne, 24-28 July 2018.
Work-Life Advantage analyses how employer-provision of family-friendly working arrangements - designed to help workers better reconcile work, home and family - can also enhance firms capacities for learning and innovation, in pursuit of long-term competitive advantage and socially inclusive growth.
* Brings together major debates in labour geography, feminist geography, and regional learning in novel ways, through a focus on the shifting boundaries between work, home, and family
* Addresses a major gap in the scholarly research surrounding the narrow business case for work-life balance by developing a more socially progressive, workerist dual agenda
* Challenges and disrupts masculinist assumptions of the ideal worker and the associated labour market marginalization of workers with significant home and family commitments
* Based on 10 years of research with over 300 IT workers and 150 IT firms in the UK and Ireland, with important insights for professional workers and knowledge-intensive companies around the world
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